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Weekly News 13 October 2020

13 October 2020

This week’s edition includes lots of news and updates from across the Trust.   

COVID-19 Update - Three-tier system implemented in England

Starting tomorrow there will be a three-tier system implemented in England. The local COVID-19 alert levels set out information for local authorities, residents and workers about what to do and how to manage the outbreak in their area.  

UHMBT Frailty Service trials seven-day Frailty Patient Pathway 

A new ‘Think Frailty’ month has been proposed. The aim of the Think Frailty trial is to demonstrate the benefits to frail and older patients of early assessment and intervention from an extended Frailty Service. The trial of the Frailty Patient Pathway will be at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) for the four-week period starting on Monday 19 October to coincide with the national FAB Change Day on Friday 21 October.

Update on our fight against Influenza!  

We are delighted to share with you that 42.6% of frontline HCWS, and 42.6% of all staff have now been vaccinated against the Influenza virus here at UHMBT.  


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